"Understanding the critical years between 16 and 26"--Jacket
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291-316]) and index
A leading authority in gender studies profiles American males between the ages of sixteen and twenty-six, offering insight into their belief systems, relationships, and preferences, in a report that also discusses the sources of violent and deviant behaviors. By the author of Manhood in America: A Cultural History
Welcome to Guyland -- "What's the rush?" : Guyland as a new stage of development -- "Bros before hos" : the guy code -- High school : boot camp for Guyland -- The rites of almost-men : binge drinking, fraternity hazing, and the elephant walk -- Sports crazy -- Boys and their toys : Guyland's media -- Babes in Boyland : pornography -- Hooking up : sex in Guyland -- Predatory sex and party rape -- Girls in Guyland : eyes on the guys -- "Just guys"